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Crosby, Oscar Terry, 1861 -1947 (traveller and writer)

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Dates: Existence: 1861 - 1947
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Correspondence relating to the committee for taking action in the event of a General Strike, 1928 - 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.III.C 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

The category - Teaching, learning and research records - comprises records relating to curriculum delivery and examination, further research and the award of degrees; also such adjuncts to study as laboratories, the Botanic Garden and University Library.

Dates: 1928 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Copies of The Evening Standard, Evening Gazette, and Evening News all published during the General Strike, 1926-05-08 - 1926-05-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 6/10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The 'Churchill Additional' collection is distinct from Sir Winston Churchill's own papers because the 'Churchill Additional' material has a different provenance (it was not maintained with Sir Winston's own archive) and cannot be considered as having been generated by the same processes as Sir Winston's papers. Much of the collection was not generated, accumulated or received by Churchill, but came from various different sources. It includes a diverse range of material: correspondence, with...
Dates: 1926-05-08 - 1926-05-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Closures are noted in the catalogue.
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Bevin's account of the General Strike presented at the Area Secretaries' conference held to discuss the miners' lock-out, 1926-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEVN II 7/7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Papers consist of political papers, correspondence, speeches and press cuttings, mainly relating to Trade Unions, the Ministry of Labour and National Service, and the Foreign Office.

Dates: 1926-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Presentation to Brigadier Andrew Hoon, Chief Executive of Military Survey, of facsimile of 'The General Strike map of 1926', 1995

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Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/CCSA.IM_462_7
Scope and Contents

No further details.

Dates: 1995
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: The Charles Close Society Archives is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Appointments for access should be made in advance by contacting the Head of the Map Department, Anne Taylor (maps@lib.cam.ac.uk). Further contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library/your-library-membership Members of the Charles Close Society wishing to consult the Charles Close Society Archives will not be charged for a ticket on production of their current CCS membership card and providing that they have first contacted Anne Taylor who will support their application.
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Papers relating to the 1984/5 miners' strike (5), 1984

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/12/27
Scope and Contents

Includes: MT's handwritten notes
includes: letter from Lord (Hugh) Thomas of Swynnerton, 2 October 1984; and notes on radio interview by (Lionel) "Len" Murray (General Secretary, Trades Union Congress), September 1984

Dates: 1984
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in October 2014 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Papers relating to the 1984/5 miners' strike (4), 1984

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/THCR 1/12/26
Scope and Contents Includes: memorandum from John Redwood (Head, PM's Policy Unit) on the miners' and dock strikes, August 1984; copy of letter from Ian MacGregor (Chairman, National Coal Board) to (Lionel) "Len" Murray (General Secretary, Trades Union Congress), August 1984; list of profitable and non-profitable pits, September 1984; memorandum from Redwood on the coal industry, September 1984; copies of MT's correspondence with David Hart, Jack Peel and Lord (Harold) Watkinson relating to the...
Dates: 1984
Conditions Governing Access: Opened in October 2014 It may be possible to access a digital version of the file in PDF format at Churchill Archives Centre. Advance notice is essential so please contact us to make a request.
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Interview with Fred Ravey regarding the miners' strike of 1926, 1991 - 1992

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/WCHL 15/2/54
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The records include records (transcripts, video and audio tapes) of interviews with people regarding their (or their relatives') personal recollections of Sir Winston Churchill or their experiences of events related to Sir Winston's career (e.g. the bombing of Dresden). There are also files of transcripts of Sir Martin Gilbert's 'pieces to camera'.

Dates: 1991 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The collection is open to consultation by researchers. Please ask staff advice about accessing the audio-visual materials in WCHL 15/3 and 4.
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Article by Kenneth Headlam-Morley on the miners’ strike and pit conditions in Durham, 1926-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 3/126
Scope and Contents From the Series: Includes: JWHM's early work as a student, lecturer, classicist and historian; numerous articles and book reviews; several works on Bismarck and 19th century Germany; JWHM's writing on South Africa in association with 1st Lord Loch; entries for the Encyclopaedia Britannica; articles on Germany in the First World War and the Versailles Treaty; material on the posthumous publication of JWHM's "Studies in Diplomatic History"; some articles by Kenneth Headlam-Morley, mainly relating to the Saar...
Dates: 1926-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Press cuttings: Party general and political general, 1984-09 - 1986-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/11
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: Militant in Liverpool; the 1984 Party Conference; the Fulham by-election [London], 1986; the Brecon and Radnor by-election, [Wales], 1985; the miners’ strike; reselection of parliamentary candidates.

Dates: 1984-09 - 1986-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General papers, 1983-10 - 1984-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/1
Scope and Contents Includes: briefings for meetings with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM); press statements; report of meeting between representatives of the National Executive Committee and the NUM; background papers; correspondence with individuals including Hugh Montefiore, Bishop of Birmingham and John Reid [political advisor to NK]; extracts from Hansard; copies of correspondence between Arthur Scargill, President of the NUM and the BBC and ITN News, on reporting of the strike; declaration by Welsh...
Dates: 1983-10 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General correspondence, 2009-10 - 2009-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/10/21
Scope and Contents

Subjects include NK’s meetings with Soviet leaders in the 1980s and NK’s views on the Miners’ Strike. Also includes drafts and text of his speech to the British Council on international cultural relations.

Dates: 2009-10 - 2009-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General papers, 1984-09 - 1984-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/21
Scope and Contents

Cuttings and correspondence, with correspondents including: James Over, Chief Constable of Gwent, on policing of the strike; James Mortimer, General Secretary of the Labour Party, on an accusation from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) that NK used offensive language about Arthur Scargill [President of the NUM] in the Face the Press programme.

Dates: 1984-09 - 1984-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General papers, 1984-09 - 1984-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/20
Scope and Contents Includes: annotated draft National Executive Committee statement for Conference, "A Future for British Coal"; synopsis of events and statements, Apr-June 1984, from the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation, particularly relating to coal supplies for Llanwern Steelworks, Gwent [Wales]; summary and extracts of major speeches and statements by NK; survey of a group of working miners by the Aims of Industry campaign against revolutionary violence; extract from a World at One interview by NK, Oct...
Dates: 1984-09 - 1984-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General correspondence, 2006-06 - 2006-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/10/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: [Alexander] Sandy Nairne, Director of the National Portrait Gallery; Ann Clywd; Ian McCartney, Minister of State for Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs, on securing a UN Security Council Resolution on Burma [Myanmar]; John Bercow, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Democracy in Burma; Christine McCafferty; Peter Mortimore; Kelvin Hopkins on the Euro Rail Freight Route; Liam Byrne, Minister of State, Home Office; Baroness Quin. Also includes: invitations to...
Dates: 2006-06 - 2006-08
Conditions Governing Access: Closed under data protection as the file contains some personal information on living individuals.
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General papers, 1984-03 - 1984-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/9
Scope and Contents Includes: briefing for and notes of a meeting between the National Executive Committee and representatives of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Dec 1984; papers from a meeting of NK’s constituency party, Nov 1984; copies of letters from NK to Arthur Scargill [President of the NUM] and Peter Heathfield, General Secretary of the NUM, on subjects including public meetings and rallies to put the miners’ case, and allegations of links between Labour and Libya; transcript of a meeting...
Dates: 1984-03 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General papers, 1984-01 - 1985-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/42
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, with correspondents including: Ian MacGregor, Chairman of the National Coal Board (NCB); Kevin Barron on the actions of police at Maltby Colliery [Yorkshire], September 1984; [Melvin] Barry Hines on his film Threads, on nuclear war; John Morris, Shadow Attorney-General on the sequestration of union funds. Also includes: text of a speech by NK given in Stoke [Staffordshire]; note from Charles Clarke [head of NK’s office] describing a call from Arthur Scargill...
Dates: 1984-01 - 1985-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters to AWB from Sir C. P. Duff concerning Duff's participation in a radio documentary on the General Strike, with transcripts of his full interview and the brief extracts that were broadcast, 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Windham Baldwin/9/3/1-5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Correspondence and papers of ARTHUR WINDHAM BALDWIN 3RD EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1904-1976) mostly concerning his father STANLEY BALDWIN 1ST EARL BALDWIN OF BEWDLEY (1867-1947)

Dates: 1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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General correspondence, 1965-01 - 1965-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Peter Agnew, enclosing a note on subjects which Sheikh Isa of Bahrein wanted to raise with the Government; Jeffrey Archer; Anthony Barber; Roland Beamont on the scrapping of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft; [Harold] Montgomery Belgion; Max Beloff, Gladstone Professor of Government and Public Administration, University of Oxford; John Biggs-Davison, inviting JA to join the Watching Committee; Michael Wolff, Editor of Crossbow (the Bow Group magazine);...
Dates: 1965-01 - 1965-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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General correspondence, 1984-07 - 1984-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/125
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Jonathan Aitken, Conservative Philosophy Group; [Jeremy] Paddy Ashdown on his bill to amend the Visiting Forces Act, on immunity for visiting servicemen; Robert Banks; Sir [Richard] Geoffrey Howe, Foreign Secretary, on subjects including the Antarctic Treaty (3); Mark Bonham Carter, Joint Chairman, Anglo-Polish Round Table Conference, on action being taken against the Polish Committee for Social Self-defence (KOR) (2); Nicholas Ridley, Secretary of State for...
Dates: 1984-07 - 1984-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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General correspondence, 1984-12 - 1985-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/3/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: David Alton; Gavin Laird, General Secretary of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers (AUEW) enclosing a statement on the AUEW’s loyalty to the Trades Union Congress; Peter Archer [chief Northern Ireland spokesman] enclosing a memorandum in business in Parliament relating to Northern Ireland and a letter from [Henry] Chapman Pincher on allegations by Peter Wright about KGB penetration of the security services (2); Ernest Armstrong; Joseph Ashton; Sir Richard...
Dates: 1984-12 - 1985-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General correspondence, 1955-12 - 1956-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/21
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: John Selwyn-Lloyd, Foreign Secretary, on the alleged persecution of Albanian refugees in Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia] and a claim by Prince Fazil against the Egyptian Government (4); 2nd Lord Altrincham [earlier John Grigg], Editor of the National and English Review, on reform of the House of Lords (3); Jacques Bardoux; [Ian] Michael Peacock, Producer, BBC Television Talks Department;...
Dates: 1955-12 - 1956-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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General correspondence, 1920-01 - 1920-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 9/15
Scope and Contents Letters to McKenna and Pamela McKenna from correspondents including: [?] George Barnes; [Joseph] Hilaire Belloc on subjects including his writing work and travelling in France and Belgium (7); Ernest Benn on a threatened consumers' strike against the cost of living; [William] Wedgwood Benn [later 1st Lord Stansgate] on his engagement; Sir John Bradbury on subjects including McKenna's account of the currency note issue (3); 2nd Lord Brassey; Lord Hugh Cecil [later 1st Lord Quickswood] on a...
Dates: 1920-01 - 1920-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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General correspondence, 1966-03 - 1966-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/47
Scope and Contents Correspondents (many commiserating with JA on the loss of his Parliamentary seat at Preston [Lancashire]) include: Augustus Agar on the Government's policy on Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; Florence Amery; 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye; Erik Bennett; Humphry Berkeley; Sir Cyril Black; 1st Lord Blakenham [earlier John Hare]; 1st Lord Boyd of Merton [earlier Alan Lennox-Boyd] (3); John Boyd-Carpenter (2); Bernard Braine; Edward du Cann, Chairman of the Conservative Party; [Leonard] Robert Carr; 6th...
Dates: 1966-03 - 1966-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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General correspondence, 1965-01 - 1965-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/1/45
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Allen; Florence Amery; Lord Shackleton, Minister of Defence for the RAF; Erik Bennett [former Air Adviser to King Hussein of Jordan] on the king's visit to Britain (5); Geoffrey Goodwin, London School of Economics; Marcel Boussac; Sir [John] Hugh Boustead; 1st Lord Boyd of Merton; John Browne [former Chief Constable, Cyprus] (2); Lord Casey [Governor-General of Australia]; William Cash; 4th Lord St Oswald [earlier Rowland Winn]; John Colville on Leo Amery's...
Dates: 1965-01 - 1965-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.

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